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Articles by Max Mankin (35)

Firebombs thrown at Hillel staffer’s house

March 17, 2008 0 comments

In an attack early Saturday morning, improvised explosives were hurled at the off-campus apartment of Yossi Knafo, an emissary from the Jewish Agency for Israel employed by Brown/RISD Hillel. Knafo was home at the time but unharmed by the attack.

Amtrak train hits railroad workers

March 14, 2008 0 comments

An Amtrak train struck three railroad workers Thursday afternoon just north of the Providence station, killing one and injuring the other two.

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Bleeding perp thieves chips from Jo’s at 5:40 a.m.

March 12, 2008 0 comments

The following summary includes all major incidents reported to the Department of Public Safety between Feb. 28 and March 5. It does not include general service and alarm calls.

Top Dining Ambiance: Taqueria Pacifica

March 10, 2008 0 comments

I don’t usually eat Mexican food because, let’s face it, its effects on bowels are unfortunate. However, I make an exception for Taqueria Pacifica. Though Empire Street looks nothing like Mexico, the Taqueria’s patrons will find quality Mexican food in an environment that would make even the loneliest soul feel at home.

Student dressed as commando enters CIT

March 6, 2008 0 comments

The following summary includes all major incidents reported to the Department of Public Safety between Feb. 21 and Feb. 27. It does not include general service and alarm calls. The Providence Police Department also responds to incidents that occur off campus.

Jo’s goes green, debuts premium salad bar

March 6, 2008 0 comments

Leaving the grill and soup stations looking lonely, students eagerly lined up last night at Josiah’s to order salads from the long-awaited Cutting Board.

Go home, officers tell brawlers

February 29, 2008 0 comments

The following summary includes all major incidents reported to the Department of Public Safety between Feb. 14 and Feb. 20. It does not include general service and alarm calls.

Janus Forum hopes to hold Supreme discussion

February 27, 2008 0 comments

Consistent with its rising profile on campus, the Janus Forum is looking to bring Supreme Court Justices Ruth Bader Ginsberg and Antonin Scalia to campus. On Feb. 21, the forum hosted a speech by two former U.S. ambassadors to the United Nations: Professor-at-Large Richard Holbrooke ’62, ambassador under President Clinton from 1999 to 2001, and John Bolton, ambassador under President Bush in 2005 and 2006.

Officers find whiskey, pot after noise complaints

February 22, 2008 0 comments

The following summary includes all major incidents reported to the Department of Public Safety between Feb. 7 and Feb. 13. It does not include general service and alarm calls. The Providence Police Department also responds to incidents occurring off campus.

Freshman hockey player faces child porn charges

February 22, 2008 2 comments

Harrison Zolnierczyk ’11, a forward on the men’s ice hockey team, is facing charges in Canada in connection with accusations that he produced, recorded and distributed a pornographic video involving a teenage girl on YouTube, the Providence Journal and Canwest News Service, a Canadian wire service, have reported.